Arc Components Blog

To celebrate our new 'in store' Blog feature, we thought we'd populate it with a few of our old favourite Blogs that you can find posted on our external Blog sites around the internet, along with fresh new content that we can present to inform, explain, enlighten and entertain you on your visit to Arc Components Ltd. We hope you will continue to interact with us in the same way you have been doing over the years.
 Please join in by posting comments, sharing and of course emailing us your thoughts, also feel free to send us your projects and photo's, we cannot promise to use them ‘on review’ but the team appreciates your contribution and participation.


Friday, 3 November 2017  |  AdrianR
What is a Changeover Relay Switch?

  This post covers the changeover switch relays covered in the range of auto electrical products at Arc Components Limited. The relays supplied in-store are configured to DIN 72552 terminal standardisation.

Friday, 3 November 2017  |  AdrianR
What is a Make and Break Relay Switch?

  This post covers the make and break switch relays covered in the range of auto electrical products at Arc Components Limited. The relays supplied in-store are configured to DIN 72552 terminal standardisation.

Monday, 30 October 2017  |  AdrianR
DIN 72552 Standardisation Definition Guide

  The standardisation definition guide is presented for identification of pin-out configurations on automotive electrical components available at Arc-Components.com. DIN 72552 is used by most high-end component and vehicle manufacturers when creating an automotive circuit.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017  |  AdrianR
Albright International Coil Ratings Terminology

Coils are wound with pull-in and drop-out voltages. Variations from these pull-in and drop-out figures can be engineered to suit particular applications. This blog post can be used in conjunction with Product Files to identify a solenoid contactor best suited for your application.

Saturday, 11 March 2017  |  AdrianR
Jim's Nova kit Car Windscreen Wiper Motor Project

  Although this blog post is historically nearly 6 years old we find customers like to review it when designing a bespoke windscreen wiper solution on sports car style front windows, good enough reason to revive it and add it to the new project's blog here at Arc Components.com.

Saturday, 11 March 2017  |  AdrianR
Peter's FV432 Armoured Personnel Carrier Refurbishment

  Peter landed online early in 2013, tasked with a personal ambition to restore his acquisition of a British Army FV432 armoured personnel carrier, from the outset the rapport between the team and Peter was obvious.

Sunday, 5 March 2017  |  AdrianR
Blinking Lights! What is a Flasher Unit?

  Many modern-day indicator flasher units available on the market today can trigger a flashing circuit by pulse switching; old style flasher units (like the tin can type) work differently and contain a bi-metallic strip. The strip is made up of two different conductive metals riveted, brazed or welded together, that when a current is passed through it, the two metals expand and contract at a different rate...

Monday, 30 January 2017  |  AdrianR
Dalek Storm Dream Project Becomes Real - Alan Clark

  It took several visits and solution discussions at the now-closed Wakefield high street store, before the inevitable question "what the heck are you building Alan?" arose, the answer back was a little unexpected...

Monday, 16 January 2017  |  AdrianR
1953 Humber (Pig) Armoured Truck

The 1953 MK1 FV1611b Humber 1 Ton Armoured Truck, better known as a Humber Pig started life as a 1 Ton Pick-up truck and then the Army re-bodied it with the Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) body in 1959, it was designed to carry 8 troops a vehicle commander and the driver.

Monday, 16 January 2017  |  AdrianR
1992 Honda Civic EV Conversion, New Zealand - Mike Evans

"I got the idea into my head and then bought my donor car, the EG Honda Civic is the perfect platform for conversion to an electric car, the donor car itself wasn't the biggest expense in the project".


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